It is Art Basel time in Miami which brings world-class art, parties, celebrities and culture and Art Basel problems. How many blisters can my feet take? Is Band-aid an official sponsor of Art Basel this year?
They should rightfully be applauded for concept: a festival celebrating music, art, film and technology -- sort of a SXSW in Miami. But, at the end of the day, let's tell it like is: the first fest was a fail, and here's III points why.
How far would you go to express yourself? Having your eye movement dictate a brush stroke. Utilizing a wheelchair as a brush. Painting with a mouth stick. Rise Up Gallery is committed to pushing the boundaries of how art is created and viewed.
When Mera Rubell met her future husband Don, a medical student, the two quickly discovered that they shared two powerful passions -- for each other and for art. Together, they built not just a business empire but one of the most important private contemporary art collections in the world.